5th August 2021

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The new Spanish coalition cabinet gets to work

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, officially re-elected on Tuesday 7 January, presided over his first new coalition cabinet meeting in Madrid on Tuesday, together with his
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Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comín debut as MEPs

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and his former minister Toni Comín made their debut as MEPs in the European Parliament on Monday, just over seven months after winning
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Pedro Sánchez names his cabinet: four deputy PMs and 18 other ministers

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Spain’s Socialist (PSOE) Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, officially re-elected on Tuesday 7 January, announced his full new coalition cabinet on Sunday, which includes left-wing Podemos head
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Electoral board declares Catalan president’s MP seat vacant

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Catalan president Quim Torra has had his seat in the Catalan Parliament declared vacant by the provincial electoral board of Barcelona. It followed Friday’s decision
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EU Parliament reverses decision on Oriol Junqueras MEP status

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The European Parliament has reversed its decision on the status of jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras as an MEP, and instead endorsed this week’s ruling by
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All seven CDR activists held on terrorism charges now released on bail

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Spain’s National Court in Madrid has now released on bail the remaining two out of seven activists linked to the pro-independence Committees in Defence of the Republic
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Supreme Court asks EU Parliament to suspend Puigdemont and Comín immunity

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Pablo Llarena, the Spanish Supreme Court judge, has now asked the European Parliament to suspend the MEP immunity of Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comín. He is also maintaining
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Supreme Court rejects suspending JEC decision on Torra’s disqualification

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Spain’s Supreme Court rejected on Friday to immediately suspend the decision of the country’s Electoral Authority (JEC) ordering that the Catalan president Quim Torra be disqualified from his
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Judge refuses to release Junqueras after family file for ‘Habeas Corpus’

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A judge at the local court in Manresa (Barcelona) has refused to release the jailed Catalan independence leader Oriol Junqueras, after the politician’s family filed a petition on